UK Central Programme Co-ordinator

Church Hill Houce, Solihull
£31,346 to £36,922 per annum. Incremental progression is subjuct to performance
19 Jul 2021
02 Aug 2021
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

37.0 Hours per Week

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a well organised and dedicated Programme Co-ordinator to join our highly regarded UK Central (UKC) Project Management Office.

The UK Central Programme Office is responsible for delivering the Council’s Growth and Development Investment Programme and supporting the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership HS2 work-streams that consist of a wide variety of transport, infrastructure and development projects of varying scale and complexity.

As Programme Co-ordinator you will play a pivotal role in directing, organising and controlling project activities, working closely with Project Managers to ensure programme governance and assurance for a wide variety of projects. For an insight into the varied and interesting projects you could be working on please visit -

Joining at this very exciting time, your broad knowledge and experience of programme management will ensure that projects are successfully delivered.  You will consider your interpersonal skills to be one of your key strengths, enabling you to engage, build relationships with stakeholders at all levels and communicate complex information to a variety of audiences

In return we can offer you a unique opportunity to be involved in a wide range of diverse and interesting projects with potential for further career development. At Solihull we can also offer employees a professional and friendly working environment, together with a range of agile and flexible working options, attractive staff benefits including an extensive wellbeing offer and a career average pension scheme.

Whilst this post is offered on a full time basis, we will also welcome applications from those interested in job share.

To apply (by CV and Supporting Statement), please click the link below. If you have a specific question or require further information regarding this post, please contact Alexander Heath, Group Manager Programme Development at

Closing date for completed applications is 2nd August 2021.  Candidates will be asked to undertake psychometric tests as part of the selection process.  Successful applicants will then be invited to interviews on 25th or 26th August 2021. Interviews will take place using a secure video conferencing platform

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Not Required .

This post requires the following Disclosure and Barring check: Not required .

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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